For details on the news and highlights of syslog-ng Premium Edition 7, see the Release Notes.
For details on changes in The syslog-ng Premium Edition 7 Administrator Guide, see Summary of changes.
The syslog-ng application is used worldwide by companies and institutions who collect and manage the logs of several hosts, and want to store them in a centralized, organized way. Using syslog-ng is particularly advantageous for:
Internet Service Providers
Financial institutions and companies requiring policy compliance
Server, web, and application hosting companies
Wide area network (WAN) operators
Server farm administrators.
Among others, the following companies decided to use syslog-ng PE in their production environment:
The syslog-ng Premium Edition application is officially supported on the following platforms. Note that the following table is for general reference only, and is not always accurate about the supported platforms and options available for specific platforms. Unless explicitly noted otherwise, the subsequent releases of the platform (for example, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 and its update releases like 7.2) are also supported.
For the x86_64 architecture, the following platforms are supported in version 7.0.23 of syslog-ng PE:
Debian 8 (Jessie)
Debian 10 (Buster)
Oracle Linux 7
Red Hat EL 7
Red Hat EL 8
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa)
For details about the syslog-ng Agent for Windows application, see the syslog-ng Agent for Windows documentation.
For using syslog-ng PE on other platforms (for example, AIX), see the list of supported platforms in the syslog-ng PE version 6 Administration Guide.